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French Guiana are facing disciplinary action after fielding ex-Chelsea and France midfielder Florent Malouda in a Concacaf Gold Cup match in America.

Malouda played in Wednesday's goalless draw against Honduras despite being ineligible under the Fifa rules in use.

French Guiana-born Malouda, 37, played 80 times for France.

Flamengo players left the pitch under escort from riot police

Brazilian club Vasco da Gama have been ordered to play home matches behind closed doors after a fan was shot dead during disturbances at their ground.

Vasco's 1-0 defeat on Sunday at home to title-chasing Flamengo in the Rio de Janeiro derby was marred by crowd trouble at the final whistle.

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, a former Vasco player, was at the match as the club's guest of honour.

Rodriguez was the top scorer at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with six goals

Bayern Munich have signed Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez on a two-year loan deal with the option to buy.

The 25-year-old, who signed a six-year contract at Real after joining from Monaco for £71m in July 2014, made just 22 appearances in La Liga last season.

He had been linked with a summer move to both Premier League champions Chelsea as well as Manchester United.

Carlos Tervez top list of highest paid footballers

Carlos Tevez has the highest earning despite Lionel Messi's new contract at Barcelona.

The list compiled by Sports 360 is dominated by players plying their trade in the Chinese Super Ligue.

According to reports Lionel Messi's new deal at Barcelona worth £500,000 a week, yet Carlos, yet falls short of his compatriots' £615, 000  earning a week in China.

Ola Aina played against AC Milan and Real Madrid in friendlies prior to the 2016-17 season.

Hull City have signed Chelsea defender Ola Aina on a season-long loan. Full-back Aina, 20, made three substitute appearances in the Premier League and one in the FA Cup, and started two EFL Cup games last season.

He is the first major arrival at Hull since Leonid Slutsky was appointed as manager in June.

Angelique Kerber crashed out of Wimbledon and lost her hold on the world number one ranking, while five-time champion Venus Williams became the oldest All England Club quarter-finalist in 23 years on Monday.

Kerber was beaten 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 by Spanish 14th seed Garbine Muguruza as the German's fourth round exit extended a miserable run for last year's Wimbledon runner-up.

The 29-year-old, who lost to Serena Williams in the final 12 months ago, has failed to make the last eight at any of this year's three Grand Slams.

Zimbabwe celebrate their triumph over Zambia as they lift the Cosafa Cup following their 3-1 victory in the final.

Zimbabwe overpowered their northern neighbours Zambia 3-1 to win the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup on Sunday and take a record fifth title.

Knox Mutizwa, Talent Chawapiwa and Ocean Mushure all scored in a convincing victory for the Warriors, who took the trophy despite a rigorous schedule that saw them having to play six matches inside a fortnight.

They shrugged off the fatigue to get the better of Zambia, who had only come into the tournament halfway through and were playing only their third game.

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